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Gregory Wallingford, M.D., MBA


University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

MBA, Healthcare Management
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania


Residency, Emergency Medicine
Stanford University

Fellowship, Palliative Medicine
Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin


Gregory Wallingford, M.D., MBA, serves as the assistant dean for professional fulfillment and well-being at Dell Medical School. He is also an assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, associate program director of the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship and a course director for the longitudinal leadership curriculum.

Wallingford is a passionate educator. He has an academic interest in leadership and well-being as tools that promote high performance and deepen joy in clinical work.

Prior to joining Dell Med, Wallingford worked as an emergency medicine physician at Penn Medicine and a management consultant at McKinsey and Company, and he completed his MBA and served as a William P. Lauder Leadership Fellow at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Awards & Honors
  • Mentorship Award
    Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin, 2023
  • Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award
    Dell Medical School Chapter of The Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2022
  • Innovation in Education Award
    Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin, 2021
  • Darryl G. Behrman Fellowship
    The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, 2019